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Heliview - Cromwell Basin Helicopter Flight With Alpine Landing

Join us for an incredible helicopter journey over the Cromwell Basin - then head up to the mountainous Kopuwai Conservation Reserve for an alpine landing. Enjoy complimentary refreshments at 5500 feet.

Highlights

  • Play in the snow (season dependent) and take in the incredible views of Central Otago in an experience that will literally leave you feeling on top of the world!
  • Complimentary refreshments at the remote alpine landing site.
  • The Cromwell Basin flight offers a glimpse into the area’s rich goldmining history, both present day and days gone by, and showcases the basin’s breathtaking Central Otago landscape  and award-winning vineyards, including a remote alpine landing on the Pisa or Old Woman Range (Kopuwai Conservation Reserve).
  • This is one flight NOT to be missed! Experience Cromwell: an authentic, gentler pace.

Be in awe of the vast snow-capped mountain ranges and beautiful vineyards and orchards below. Awesome views of Cromwell, Lake Dunstan and distant views of Mt Aspiring and Mt Cook. See where the magnificent Clutha and Kawarau Rivers meet and flow to the Clyde Dam. Fly over the Highlands Motorsport Park. Gain a unique aerial perspective on Bannockburn's gold mining sites, historic Stewart Town, the Bannockburn Sluicings and award-winning vineyards.

This operator is UNIQUE FAMILY OWNED business with over 35 years of flying experience – not a big corporate company. They spend more time with you, making your trip special. Small groups guarantee a personalised experience.

“Our customers feedback continually mentions our duration of experience and time in the air is the best value for money in the market.”

Fly in the safest and most versatile H120 turbine helicopter with unparalleled visibility including the latest modern avionics to enhance safety, comfort and reliability, including wireless active noise-cancelling headsets.

Location: Cromwell Racecourse Airfield, 24 Ord Road, Cromwell, Approx 45min drive from Queenstown and Wanaka.

Per Person $349.00

What's included

  • Scenic helicopter flight over the Cromwell Basin.
  • Remote alpine landing.
  • Complimentary refreshments at 5500 feet.
  • Department Of Conservation landing fees.

Duration

  • Allow approximately 90 minutes duration for the whole experience

Restrictions

  • Weight restrictions apply - please advise weight of individual passengers as you proceed through check out. Passengers that weigh more than 115kg (254lb ) may be required to purchase a second seat to ensure the comfort of all passengers. Overall weight limits also apply to the helicopter which varies depending on the number of passengers and duration of the flight. Please contact us if you have any questions about your particular scenario.

Bad Weather Refunds

  • If your experience is cancelled by the operator (because of the weather or anything else out of your control) you will be entitled to a full refund.

Notes

  • CONDITIONS

  • Flights are weather dependent and at the pilot's discretion.
  • Minimum numbers apply - flights confirmed with 4 passengers, smaller bookings may be waitlisted to confirm.
  • We offer free parking outside our departure lounge at the Cromwell Racecourse Airfield - plenty of space for campervans.
  • Public transport options include Ritchies Transport (who will drop off at our base on request) and InterCity buses.
  • Cancellation fees may apply if bookings are cancelled less than 24 hours before departure.
  • MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENTS

    Infant/toddlers (age 0-3yrs) may travel on an adult's lap for an additional $75 (maximum 2 per flight). Please add this information as you proceed through checkout. Children over 4 years old require their own seat by law.
  • PRODUCT EXTRAS :

    Purchase a video/photos of your flight for just $50 on your way to checkout. Why not create a combo with a Goldfields JetBoat Ride and/or lunch at a Central Otago Winery? Add a remote alpine landing on the mountainous Kopuwai Conservation Reserve. Goldfields Jet Boat ride $100pp and Central Otago Winery Lunch (Wild Earth, Mt Difficulty or Carrick) inc helicopter drop off $150pp.

Available Bookings from July 22 to July 28

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Authenticated Reviews & PhotosAll of our reviews are from people who have booked and paid for this activity thru Bookme

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Iliana from New Zealand wrote on 11 August 2017

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Out of this world!

One of the best experiences of our lives, everything was absolutely incredible. Richard & Jolanda are extremely kind, accommodating & professional, they are the best in the region! I would do the trip again in a heartbeat and highly recommend this trip!

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From Heliview - Cromwell Basin Helicopter Flight With Alpine Landing

Dear Iliana Thanks for your kind words! It was great meeting you and Richard during your Queenstown getaway. Do come say hi if you make it back down to the mainland again soon ;-). Take care. Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

keshla from New Zealand wrote on 16 January 2017

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best xmas gift ever!!!

being life time locals decided to give as a gift to hubby he and my daughter they just loved it ,friendly helpful fun staff ,would recommend to any one weather you are a local or just passing through crowmell

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liam from Australia wrote on 25 November 2017

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Great

Very good the people there are so lovely and nice and was just the best flight

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From Heliview - Cromwell Basin Helicopter Flight With Alpine Landing

Dear Liam and Emily Thank you so much for flying with us last week! It was a pleasure meeting you both and showcasing our Central Otago backyard from above. We hope to welcome you on board again sometime soon. Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

David Stokes from Australia wrote on 21 August 2017

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The Heliview experience was excellent, we opted for the port tasting at the alpine landing site and would suggest all do this. Richard and Jolanda were great hosts! 5 star Experence and well wort the money. Btw - Richard does awesome hot chocolate. Thank you David and Paula Stokes

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From Heliview - Cromwell Basin Helicopter Flight With Alpine Landing

Dear David and Paula Thank you very much for your brilliant review! it was a pleasure looking after you all last Saturday - and jackpot with the weather! We hope to welcome you on board again one day. Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

Lucy from United Kingdom wrote on 02 August 2017

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Fantastic family run company

I couldn't recommend this experience any more highly. From start to finish the communication was exceptional, going out of their way to help arrange transport & new timings when the bad weather set in. A must do experience in this area and no better company to do it with

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From Heliview - Cromwell Basin Helicopter Flight With Alpine Landing

Dear Lucy It was a pleasure having you on board during your stay in the Queenstown region - and thank you very much for your glowing review! We hope to welcome you on board again one day - until then, take care! Kind regards, Jolanda and Richard Foale Heliview Flights

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